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The poignant meaning behind Amor Eterno lyrics
Begin the Beguine: discovering origin and meaning
Wiegenlied: folk poem behind Brahms' Lullaby
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A remarkable figure of the 11th century, Hermann of Reichenau was a chronicler, composer, poet, and scientist who...
UEFA Champions League theme is an adaption of George Händel's royal coronation anthem
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